East Region Firestarter Event in Atlanta, GA

For those of you who live in the Atlanta area and are interested in attending a free seminar from Microsoft, please read on.

My compatriots in the East Region are holding an all day Firestarter Event in Atlanta, GA at the Microsoft Office.  John Baker and Yung Chou will be delivering the sessions.  For more information and the registration link,

Event Overview

Windows® 7 introduces some fantastic new technologies to streamline your business, enhance security and save you money. We’ll start this Windows Firestarter event from the users point of view and have a fun and lively introduction to some of the new features in Windows 7.   Next we’ll move onto DirectAccess and show how remote users can connect seamlessly to the corporate network, giving them virtually the same experience as being in the office, all of this without VPN!  We’ll then move on and learn how to protect your drives and data with BitLocker™ and show how Windows 7 extends this protection to USB drives with BitLocker-To-Go™.  Finally we’ll round off the day with an in-depth look at how to automate your deployments of Windows 7 with System Center Configuration Manager.  This information packed, demo intensive day will kick-start your Windows 7 knowledge and get you well on the way to being prepared for deploying Windows 7!  


Session Title


8:00–8:30 AM

Check IN/Breakfast


8:30–9:30 AM

What’s New with Windows 7

John Baker

9:30–9:45 AM



9:45–11:15 AM

Why VPN?  Connect Seamlessly with DirectAccess!

Yung Chou

11:15 AM–1:00 PM



1:00–2:30 PM

Take the Worry Out of Protecting Your Data… Encrypt Your Drives with BitLocker and Bitlocker-to-Go

Yung Chou

2:30–2:45 PM



2:45–4:15 PM

Deploying Windows 7?  Automate it with System Center Configuration Manager

John Baker

4:15–4:45 PM

Wrap-up & Raffle


Click on link to register for the IN-PERSON event in Alpharetta.

Harold Wong

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